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Dog Cancer Diagnosis Is Not An Immediate Death Sentence

Do you feel as though your dog’s cancer diagnosis is really an immediate death sentence? James Jacobson interviews Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger as they discuss how anticipatory grief may affect you and your decisions and how to be proactive in dealing with a dog cancer diagnosis.

Topics Covered:

  • The different stages of grief
  • How managing your emotions can aid in making more knowledgable decisions
  • How long you have to make your decision
  • Importance of treatment plan analysis

This episode is sponsored by The Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity, the best-selling book on dog cancer. It’s available everywhere books are sold, and also in the publisher’s shop.

For Further Exploration:

Is My Dog Dying Right Now? Read Chapter 3: Three Common Questions About Dog Cancer

What is Treatment Plan Analysis?

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Demian Dressler AKA The Dog Cancer Vet


Maui, Hawaii, USA

Dr. Demian Dressler, DVM is internationally recognized as “the dog cancer vet” because of his innovations in the field of dog cancer management. A dynamic educator and speaker, Dr. Dressler is the author of the best-selling animal health book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide.

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Sue Ettinger AKA Dr. Sue Cancer Vet

DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology)

New York, USA

Dr. Sue Ettinger is a practicing veterinary cancer specialist, international speaker, book author, and vlogger. She is also co-author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide and a passionate advocate of early cancer detection and raising cancer awareness.